Our vets.

Jessica Kielb Basile

DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. Jessica Kielb Basile’s particular clinical interests include sepsis, treatment of complicated shock cases, abnormal blood sodium levels, and canine trauma.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Northfield, IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Science, Illinois State University, Normal

Off Duty

Dr. Basile was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She has a grey dog named Byrdie and a grey cat named Lou. She enjoys yoga, running and traveling with her husband.

Maribeth Bossbaly

VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology

Cardiology

On The Job

Dr. Maribeth Bossbaly has years of experience in veterinary cardiology and a number of areas of special interest to include:
• The therapeutic use of pimobendan in cats
• The use of pimobendan in pre-clinical myxomatous mitral valve disease
• Diagnosis and serial evaluation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats
• Doberman cardiomyopathy and boxer arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC)
• The study of premature endocardiosis of cavalier King Charles spaniels
• Taurine deficiency and dilated cardiomyopathy in golden retrievers

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Bossbaly enjoys the outdoors, yoga, kickboxing, organic cooking, sailing and travel abroad, especially to Spain, where her husband’s family lives. She and her husband have three children and two dogs, Baloo and Chaz, who is a certified therapy dog.

Jennifer Brodkin

DVM

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Brodkin’s interests include endoscopic procedures, gastrointestinal disease and immune-mediated disease.

Education

  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, ASPCA Animal Hospital, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA

Off Duty

In her spare time, Dr. Brokin enjoys running, yoga, swimming, traveling and exploring Bucks County with her husband. She has two Greyhounds named Baxter and Pickles.

Ana Cáceres

DVM, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Ana Cáceres has a special interest in computed tomography (CT); angiography, which is a procedure to X-ray blood and lymph vessels using a radiopaque substance; ultrasonography of the thorax, abdomen and musculoskeletal system; and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the spine, thorax, abdomen, nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, AL

Off Duty

Dr. Cáceres likes salsa dancing. She has two American bulldogs, Maximilian and Abigail, and three cats, Molly, Stephanie and Baby.

Olivier Campbell

DVM, MVSc, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

On The Job

Dr. Olivier Campbell’s approach to veterinary oncology focuses on patient care and improving quality of life. He enjoys working with patients of all ages, and he believes pets become cuter and more adorable as they age. As a board-certified veterinary oncologist, he is particularly interested in conventional chemotherapy, low-dose oral (metronomic) chemotherapy, targeted anticancer treatment and palliative care.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Master of Veterinary Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Oncology, Veterinary Center Rive-Sud, Brossard, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Center Rive-Sud, Brossard, Canada
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada

Off Duty

Outside of work, Dr. Campbell likes dining at local restaurants and enjoying craft beer and cheese. He also likes running, hiking and playing board games. He has a rescued cat, Cayenne, and a retired teaching dog, Joss.

Publications & Articles

Peter Chapman

BVetMed, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Peter Chapman is especially interested in endocrinology, gastroenterology and hematology. He also lectures extensively and is an examiner for the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Education

  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England
  • Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, England

Off Duty

Dr. Chapman and his wife have two children. He enjoys running with Bodhi, his four-legged partner, and baking bread.

Andrea Clause

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Andrea Clause is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Boston University, MA

Off Duty

Dr. Clause enjoys cooking new recipes, hiking and spending time with family and friends. She and her partner have a tuxedo cat named Toby.

Lauren Deahl

DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery - Small Animal

Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Lauren Deahl’s clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic disease and fracture repair, and treating surgical emergencies.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center, Westbury NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center, Fairfax VA
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg

Off Duty

Dr. Deahl’s favorite pastimes include yoga, weight training, cooking and beach time with family, especially in the Caribbean. She also volunteers with rescue organizations. She has a dog named Bubbles.

Joseph Eagleson

DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology

Neurology
Neurosurgery

On The Job

Dr. Joseph Eagleson is particularly interested in spinal surgery, seizure management and central nervous system (CNS) inflammatory disease.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Off Duty

Dr. Eagleson lives with his wife, who is a veterinary internist, their son, and three dogs and a cat. Dr. Eagleson enjoys traveling, snowboarding and hiking.

Ashlea Erk

VMD, CVA

On The Job

Dr. Ashlea Erk is a resident in our internal medicine service. She has 13 years of experience in general practice.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services, Langhorne, PA
  • Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians, Fort Collins, CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Scranton, PA
  • Associate in Science, Veterinary Technology, Johnson College, Scranton, PA

Off Duty

Dr. Erk enjoys hiking, kayaking, yoga, flower gardening and spending time with her husband and three sons.

Jamie Etish

VMD, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Jamie Etish’s particular interests include gastroenterology, endocrinology and hematology.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Etish lives with her husband, son and pets: Brittany spaniel Marley, and cat Goose. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, swimming and stand-up paddle boarding.

Lindsay Evans

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Lindsay Evans is particularly interested in treating ocular emergencies, toxin ingestions and urinary obstructions.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Off Duty

Originally from the suburbs of New York City, Dr. Evans enjoys baking, traveling and long trail walks with her partner and his dog, Zoey. She lives in Philadelphia with her beloved tuxedo cat, Oliver.

Findlay Flasinski

VMD

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Findlay Flasinski is a resident in our internal medicine service. She is especially interested in nephrology and urology, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Lafayette College, Easton PA

Off Duty

Originally from outside of Philadelphia, Dr. Flasinski is a diehard Eagles and Flyers fan. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with her Miniature Pinscher, Raisin.

Hannah Ghindea

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Hannah Ghindea is a resident in our surgical service. She especially enjoys neurosurgery, reconstructive surgery and surgical emergencies.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Conshohocken, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, South Paws Veterinary Surgical Specialists, Mandeville, LA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Coral Springs Animal Hospital, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus

Off Duty

Dr. Ghindea grew up in Ohio and has family throughout Pennsylvania. She enjoys powerlifting, weightlifting, crafting and spending time with her two dogs, Zephyr and Phillie.

Heather Harlow

DVM

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Heather Harlow is a resident in our internal medicine service. Her clinical interests include endocrine disease, feline medicine and gastrointestinal disease.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Animal Specialty Group, Glendale CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Pasadena Veterinary Specialists, CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, California Veterinary Specialists, Murrieta
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson

Off Duty

When not working, Dr. Harlow enjoys wire wrapping, drawing and reading. She and her husband have three cats, two snakes and fish.

Michael Jennings

VMD, DAVDC
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Michael Jennings has a particular interest in feline stomatitis, oral tumors, advanced periodontal surgery and endodontic therapy.

Education

  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Residency, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Jennings and his husband enjoy gardening, running and attempting DIY projects around the house.

Alexis Kersting

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Alexis Kersting is an intern in our diagnostic imaging service. She has experience working in emergency medicine and is most interested in performing vascular anomaly and oncology ultrasounds.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, AZ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Associate of Science, Animal Science, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Off Duty

Dr. Kersting enjoys riding her horse and spending time with her husband and two dogs.

Alan Klag

DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Alan Klag is particularly interested in gastroenterology, hematology, endocrinology and nephrology.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, Springfield MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada

Off Duty

Dr. Klag enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, two cats and a dog. He is passionate about cars and hockey.

Ariana Lopez

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Ariana Lopez particularly enjoys feline medicine, ocular emergencies and treating toxicities.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classical Civilizations, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee

Off Duty

Dr. Lopez has many hobbies, including long-distance running, cinema and travel. She has two rescue black cats named Darwin and Dharma.

Megan Mackalonis

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Megan Mackalonis’ clinical interests include pain management, trauma, behavior, and exotic companion animal medicine.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Mackalonis shares her home with a snuggly dachshund named Darby and a curmudgeonly Chihuahua named Taco along with a few pocket pets. She enjoys hiking and painting, and she sings in a choir.

Alexander "Sandy" MacLeod

DVM, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Alexander “Sandy” MacLeod has a particular interest in abdominal ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and abdomen, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Off Duty

Dr. MacLeod enjoys grilling, brewing his own beer and running. He and his wife, a veterinary surgeon at our hospitals, have two sons, a three-legged German shepherd dog named Luke, two miniature dachshunds, The Geck and Freckle, and one cat named Fatty McTunapants.

Jennifer MacLeod

VMD, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Jennifer MacLeod’s clinical interests include neurosurgery, oncologic surgery and fracture management.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. MacLeod and her husband, a radiologist at our hospital, have two sons. Their pet family includes three-legged German shepherd dog Luke, dachshunds The Geck and Freckle, and a fuzzy cat named Fatty McTunapants. Dr. MacLeod enjoys the outdoors, reading and jogging.

Colleen Mans

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Colleen Mans is an intern in our surgical service. She spent five years as a veterinary captain in the United States Army Veterinary Corps and has provided emergency and preventative care to over 400 military working dogs and horses, both at home and overseas. Dr. Mans is most interested in acute abdomens, wound management and urinary disorders.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

Off Duty

Dr. Mans enjoys running, spending time with her family and wine tasting. She has a cat who begrudgingly allows her houseroom.

Karen Meltzer-Driben

VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Affiliated Veterinarians
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology

Cardiology

On The Job

Dr. Karen Meltzer enjoys all aspects of veterinary cardiology. Respected in the field, she works with a number of other hospitals in the region.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Cardiology, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Jennifer Morris

DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. Jennifer Morris enjoys all aspects of critical care medicine.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care, Las Vegas NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Ocean State Veterinary Specialists, East Greenwich RI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA

Off Duty

Dr. Morris has two cats.

Katherine Murphy

VMD

Emergency Medicine

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Langhorne, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Samantha Norris

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Samantha Norris is a resident in our surgery service. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, interventional radiology, wound management and reconstructive surgery, total hip replacement, neurological surgery, physical rehabilitation and pain management and clinical research, particularly in osteoarthritic pain management and treatment.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Southfield, MI
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Center, Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical and Cancer Center for Pets, Fairfax, OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center, Fishers, IN
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry, Franklin College, IN

Off Duty

Dr. Norris enjoys playing soccer and volleyball, working out, horseback riding, taking photos, traveling abroad, arranging flowers, planning events, and spending time with her one-eyed shih tzu, Trip.

Anastasiya Olevska

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Anastasiya Olevska’s particular interests include behavior, dermatology and shock and fluid resuscitation.

Education

  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Olevska enjoys running, hiking, exploring local breweries, and watching TV with her dog.

Karen Palazzini

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Karen Palazzini’s areas of special interest include trauma and wound care.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Off Duty

Dr. Palazzini enjoys theater, swimming and spending time with her family, including pets Tino, Tess and Linus.

Michael Pawenski

DVM

On The Job

Dr. Michael Pawenski’s particular clinical interests include urinary tract surgery, cardiothoracic surgery and anesthesiology.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa, FL
  • Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Off Duty

Dr. Pawenski enjoys hiking with his dog Astro, skiing, cooking and napping.

Catherine Popovitch

DVM, DACVS, DECVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Catherine Popovitch is particularly interest in orthopedic surgery, including total hip replacement, knee reconstruction, cruciate ligament repair, fracture repair and angular limb deformities.

Education

  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Sabrina Reilly

DVM, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia

Anesthesiology & Pain Management

On The Job

Dr. Sabrina Reilly’s particular clinical interests include intravenous anesthesia; pain management before, during and after surgery; local and regional anesthesia and pain management; and anesthesia and pain management in critical/emergency patients.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Anesthesiology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Internship, Equine Medicine, Manor Equine Hospital, Monkton MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Off Duty

Dr. Reilly loves travel, Muay Thai boxing, western boxing, Savate (French boxing), ice skating and hiking with her two dogs, Quintus and Moira.

Jessica Repep

DVM

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Jessica Repep is an intern in our radiology service. Dr. Repep finds using diagnostic imagining – especially ultrasound and CT – to treat patients especially gratifying.

Education

  • Internship, Equine Medicine, Sports Medicine, & Surgery, Marion Dupont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal & Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg

Off Duty

Dr. Repep enjoys reading, knitting, horseback riding and spending time outdoors.

Rosanna Scali

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Rosanna Scali particularly enjoys wound care and treating urinary obstructions.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames

Off Duty

Dr. Scali’s greatest adventures include white water rafting down the Zambezi River, bungee jumping off Victoria Falls Bridge, and skydiving. She has a passion for working out in high-intensity training settings, but also enjoys crafting. She and her husband have a daughter, two cats, Roo and Tuna Salad Sandwich, and a dog named Lilly Beaner.

Carl Smola

MA, DVM

On The Job

Dr. Carl Smola is a resident in our surgery service. His clinical interests include orthopedic, oncologic and neurologic surgeries, as well as early correction of congenital disorders.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN
  • Master of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, Auburn University, AL

Off Duty

Dr. Smola enjoys watching and playing any sport, traveling, kayaking, hiking, and exploring NYC with his wife.

Ian Spiegel

MHS, VMD, DACVD
Affiliated Veterinarians
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology

Dermatology

On The Job

Dr. Ian Spiegel is a consultant for a number of veterinary organization and publications. His particular clinical interests include bacterial and yeast infections, ear disease, managing allergies, autoimmune skin disease, parasitology and dermatology-related pharmacology.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Health Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Off Duty

Dr. Spiegel likes cooking, music, movies and exercising. He and his wife have two children, two cats and a dog. The family enjoys the outdoors, New York City, helping animals and traveling.

Joseph Sweeney

DVM, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Joseph Sweeny has a strong interest in the clinical applications of radiology and working in tandem with other specialists to help every patient possible.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets, Columbus OH
  • Internship, Radiology, MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets, Columbus OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Physiology, Boston University MA

Off Duty

Dr. Sweeny’s hobbies include Men’s League Hockey, walking, exercising and exploring local restaurants and bars. He and his girlfriend have four cats.

Publications & Articles

Zijin Zhou

DVM
Affiliated Veterinarians

Dermatology

On The Job

Dr. Zijin Zhou loves all aspects of veterinary dermatology but has a particular interest in ear disease, autoimmune diseases and laser surgery.

Education

  • Residency, Dermatology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Internship, Dermatology, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Dermatology, University of Illinois, Champaign
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville